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of green energy to germany and orders kept coming through even as total allocation for solar power got cut back. then they got a slew of orders and the stock doubles. i was stock about the stock being a value trap. most important, i had a huge home run telling you to get out at 138. why did i press it? greedy on the short side as a stupid buyer is on the long side. with first solar i arrogantly failed to practice my mantra, that bulls make money, bears make money, and hogs get slaughtered. i was no longer just being a bear on first solar, i was being a hog. i blew it. when it was at 13 i should have bren changing my mind instead of digging in my heels. the stock is down more than 100 points from where i first told you to sell it, it's never too late to declare a victory, as well as atone myself when there were 13 points to the downside. the business is not so horrible. no reason to buy it t no reason to hate it either. is first solar a terrific situation? no. was it a value trap at 13? no. no more than darden was a value trap in september of last year when i said the parent company of red
take 5-hour energy? playing golf all day can make you tired. i've been taking the product for about a year. and, after taking 5-hour energy, i feel more energized. i have more energy. you know, i'm not tired anymore after taking it. i was skeptical but i decided one day i'd try it. 5-hour energy works fast. i have the energy to get through a meeting, to get through a workout. it keeps me alert for a long period of time, and keeps me going. on or off the course, play with energy, 5-hour energy. i just wish it wouldn't fade away so fast. [ male announcer ] when you leave the dental office... plaque quickly starts to grow back. but now there's a way to keep the clean longer. introducing new crest pro-health clinical rinse. it's a clinical breakthrough that actually keeps your teeth 91% clean of plaque at 2 months after a dental visit. plus, it gives you these key benefits. new crest pro-health clinical rinse. crest. life opens up when you do. also try new crest pro-health clinical plaque control toothpaste. >>> what the heck should you do with apple after the beating it's taken over th
-con. get out. why should golfers take 5-hour energy? playing golf all day can make you tired. i've been taking the product for about a year. and, after taking 5-hour energy, i feel more energized. i have more energy. you know, i'm not tired anymore after taking it. i was skeptical but i decided one day i'd try it. 5-hour energy works fast. i have the energy to get through a meeting, to get through a workout. it keeps me alert for a long period of time, and keeps me going. on or off the course, play with energy, 5-hour energy. >>> we keep seeing the same darn headlines. stocks advance because of the hope for chinese stimulus. this headline is recurring and used for any rally. so perhaps it's worth parsing where we are with the chinese stimulus. first we always get excited about potential stimulus from china, when we see the chinese stock market roar at the end of the day, like it did last night, with a gain for the most closely followed index of the people's republic. that makes sense when you consider the european stock agency will rebound when the rich countries agree to help the poor
communication systems, energy analysis, warfare systems, night vision goggles. it also has an information technical side where they do everything from aircraft traffic management for the faa and networks. that's probably less sensitive to the budget cuts we're all so worried about. last quarter was quite strong. if we don't fall off the fiscal cliff this could be the right stock to own. even if we do smash into the fiscal retaining wall, trading at six times next year's earnings. i just don't think there's much risk here. don't take it from me. let's talk to david melcher the president and ceo of xls who is a retired general of the army. mr. melcher, welcome to "mad money." >> thank you so much. >> have a seat. >> appreciate it. >> first, david, we like companies that get more focus, that were conglomerates and they boil down to different divisions. what does it mean and how much better can you can standing alone than you could be as part of a larger conglomerate? >> we are more focused in our investments. we're able to control our destiny with respect to the portfolio and merger and acqu
. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. new pink lemonade 5-hour energy? 5-hour energy supports the avon foundation for women breast cancer crusade. so i can get the energized feeling i need and support a great cause? i'm sold. pink lemonade 5-hour energy? yeah and a portion of every sale goes to the avon foundation for women breast cancer crusade. i'm sold. new pink lemonade 5-hour energy. get the alert, energized feeling you need and support breast cancer research and access to care. >>> we practice buying homework not buying whole. people are eating diets with more and more meat which requiring more grain. that is a huge trend but itself it is not enough to own the stocks at any given moment. like i told you last friday, the fertilizer plays are real wild traders. mosaic sells two of three primary crop nutrients. now mosaic has run up in the mid 40s. to more than $60 that sent crop prices up. and revenues that fell 18.7%. the problem, management indicated that demand for their products pays to deliver and they said they expect better distribution. so what should we m
up 17% for the year. i remain concerned that the energy drinks are going to be called into question by the health authority. share loss, difficult to reverse. so my dow jones player is well covered. my s&p receiver can't get any separation. what's left? at this point in my favorite thing to check down is to see what index or group is so far behind the market that there's something that could play catch-up. with the market as hot as this one and i know people don't think it's hot but it really is, what i like to do is find a real laggard. almost every group is up. almost every one. lo and behold not only is there an index that isn't keeping pace, there's one that's down. that's the transports. they were off at one point very badly today. that's a terrific opportunity in and of itself. i know if there's nothing in the other indices, my intended receiver is going to be in the transport group. but which one? they're all down a lot. all looking terrible. i shouldn't say all. some aren't. first the airlines. i try to keep an open mind with my group. think of how terribly set-up the airlin
of green energy to germany no matter what in a tight pinch of budget. and orders kept coming through even as the total allocation got cut back. next thing you know the company is winning a slew of domestic orders, and the stock, it doubles. yep, i was wrong about the stock being a value trap, but i underestimated the positive impact on the tariffs on first solar's business, but most important, i had a huge home run telling you to get out at $138. why didn't i declare victory when it fell to 1/10 of that level? why be as greedy on the short side as a stupid buyer is on the long side. i arrogantly failed to practice my mantra. my mantra is that bulls make money, bears make money, and hogs, they get slaughtered. i was no longer just being a bear on first solar, i was being a hog. and i blew it. first solar was it $13, i should have changed my mind. given that the stock is down more than 100 points where i told you to sell it, it is never too late to declare that kind of victory. that's what i'm doing tonight, as well as my need, my prideful need to reiterate my sell on first solar when they
dollars back in the u.s. economy this year. in pipes, cement, steel, jobs, energy. we need to get the wheels turning. i'm proud of that. making real things... for real. ...that make a real difference. ♪ >>> finally mitt romney's got something good to feel good about. i'm talking about unemployment. specifically, what we heard from paychex, the second largest pay rolling company in america. especially hiring small businesses, which irks main clients. last night we got results from paykhex and many considered it disappointing. now, i think paychex is a well-run business. while the company is facing a tough environment, the quarter wasn't terrible by any stretch of the imagination. it beat it by a penny on a 40 cents basis and 2% year over year. last time i thought that was the hugely important key metric. however, the growth year seems to be decelebrating. especially since that's why i'm thrilled to have marty, the chairman and ceo here to talk about the quarter. mr. mucy, welcome back to "mad money." >> good to be here, jim. >> i've got to oh tell you, i've been through these var
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than $8 billion dollars back in the u.s. economy this year. in pipes, cement, steel, jobs, energy. we need to get the wheels turning. i'm proud of that. making real things... for real. ...that make a real difference. ♪ >>> we are always looking for new opportunities here on "mad money." that's why i wanted to introduce you to one of the most intriguing, speculative stories around. it's called orasure technologies. it's a tiny health care outfit that's described by market capital. company makes products for collecting saliva samples and tes tests for diseases like hepatitis c, and hiv as opposed to more invasive blood or urine based tests that people are less likely to take. last year orasure came out with the first hepatitis c test on the market. then we got the real game changer. the beginning of july, the fda approved the over the counter hiv test. it's an hiv test that you can actually buy over the counter. the only one of its kind and this one could go a long way towards helping to diagnose the hundreds of thousands of americans who don't know they have the disease. that's why t
. i really appreciate it. >> my pleasure. >> caller: my stock is sandrich energy. >> i would put sandrich in the same category as i have put heck and magnum hunter and key. these are all let's just call it speculative plays. i need to go to jay in georgia. jay? go ahead, jay. >> caller: this is jay out of atlanta, georgia. i'm asking about river bend technologies, i see here they did a little something today and i wonder if it's still -- >> it's an up stock and everybody wants to be in it and i'm not going to touch telco stocks, and i have lost too much money recommending telco stocks on this show. let's go to marilyn in pennsylvania. >> caller: hi, boo-yah, jim cramer. >> boo-yah. >> caller: i'm 80 years old living on my investments. however most of my certificates of deposits pay 5% or more are now maturing. >> right. >> caller: and i wanted to know what you thought about altria. >> although politically it's not correct, that is a good, good situation because of the 5% yield. no stock is as safe as a cd. i'm not saying that. i am saying that this is a good yield play if you wan
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